Resources

Media Consolidation and Concentration

»Real Audio recordings of media ownership forums held by FCC Commissioners Copps and Adelstein

»Sanford Bernstein report on the new “Programming Oligopoly”

»Writers Guild of America, west

»Writers Guild of America, east – Media Ownership Page

»The Caucus for Television Producers, Writers & Directors

»Consumers Union Media Ownership Page

»Consumer Federation of America Media Page

»Media Access Project

»Center for Digital Democracy

»New America Foundation Spectrum Policy Program

»I Want Media

»Future of Music Coalition Study on Radio Deregulation

»Comcast’s
Brian Roberts, true “King of All Media” — USA Today

»Common Cause Media Action Page

»Digital Futures: A Need-to-Know Policy Guide for Independent Filmmakers

»MediaChannel.org – the global network for democratic media

»HearUsNow.org: valuable information for media and telecom reform

»“Brand X” Case: will the future Internet be open or closed?

Media Censorship

» TV Watch – a broad based coalition against extreme government regulation of
television content.

» SpeakSpeak.org – a grassroots information resource and daily blog on
government censorship efforts

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Free Expression Policy Project

» Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt on “REGULATING INDECENCY: THE FEDERAL
COMMUNICATION COMMISSION’S THREAT TO THE FIRST AMENDMENT”

Digital Television

»Benton Foundation – “Public Interest Left Behind in Digital TV Transition”

»Advisory Committee on Public Interest Obligations of Digital TV Broadcasters (Gore Commission)

»Center for Digital Democracy

»Public Interest, Public Airwaves Coalition Home Page

Cable

»Coalition of Broadband Users and Innovators Website

»Comcast’s Brian Roberts, true “King of All Media” — USA Today

»Center for Digital Democracy

»Consumers Union Cable A La Carte Page

»Center for Digital Democracy Cable A La Carte Page

Copyright, Piracy, and Public Domain

»Superb Review of Eldred v. Ashcroft Copyright Extension Case

»Creative Commons – a voluntary means for a copyright holder to grant some limited rights to the public domain

»Center for the Public Domain

»Public Knowledge

»Lawrence Lessig blog

»Respect Copyrights.Org

»Digital Futures: A Need-to-Know Policy Guide for Independent Filmmakers